Lead Engineer

Status:
Permanent
Job Sector:
IT/ICT
Job Role:
Any
Security Clearance:
SC
Level:
Any
Region:
London
Location:
Croydon
Salary Description:
Salary Dependent on Experience
Posted:
01-Nov-19
Recruiter:
Synergize Consulting Ltd
Job Ref:
LEADengineerCroydon

Specific job description:

Required to lead a team of three 3rd line engineers providing support to critical national infrastructure applications, and working in conjunction with our client’s 2nd line support team for these applications.

You will:
• Lead the transition of applications from the third party application development teams into support by 2nd & 3rd line teams;
• Have strong stakeholder management and communication skills, and an ability to influence senior stakeholders in order to lead and achieve delivery of a comprehensive application management service;
• Possess a strong ability to innovate and improve the service support capability/tools/approach in order to move the support solution to a pro-active and automated, alert-based approach;
• Provide technical assurance for all change requests and be the escalation for out-of-hour emergency changes;
• Have experience creating and presenting application performance metrics to relevant interested parties;
• Plan workloads and tasks for engineers in your support team appropriately;
• Strong experience with the following technologies and support tools including:
o Linux OS
o Kubernetes
o Jenkins
o ELK (mainly Kibana)
o DevOps Continuous Improvement principles
o Big Data (Hadoop)
o Postgres
o Confluence

Additional desirable experience includes:
• Recruitment of suitable engineers to build a strong application support team, identifying and providing suitable training paths to address gaps;
• Perform line management of an engineering team, including pastoral care and performance management activities;

Due to the nature of our clients’ work the role will require candidates to hold SC Clearance.

Contact Details:
Synergize Consulting Ltd
Tel: 01293 887524
Contact: Albert Hill-Eldridge
Email:

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